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56 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 56 minutes read time.

48 min read

The Beast With Five Fingers

* Story contains bad language

Just before his death, Adrian Borlsover develops the power of automatic writing, which creates some unexpected issues for one of his heirs.

46 min read

Silver Blaze

* Story contains bad language

When the favorite for the Wessex Cup disappears and his trainer murdered, Holmes travels to Dartmoor to investigate.

60 min read

The Overcoat

The story of the poor, downtrodden clerk Akaky - and his overcoat.

47 min read

The Adventure Of The Beryl Coronet

Holmes helps a banker from whom some expensive gems, taken as security on a loan to an important client, have been stolen.

58 min read

Sir Edmund Orme

* Story contains bad language

As a man pursues the affections of beautiful young girl, he begins to experience a strange phenomenon that up till that point only affected

59 min read

Rappaccini's Daughter

* Story contains bad language

A student rents an apartment that looks onto the meticulously kept garden of the strange Dr Rappaccini and his beautiful daughter.

57 min read

The Man Who Kept His Money in a Box

A family with an unusual method of transporting large quantities of money cause problems for a young man holidaying in Italy.

56 min read

The Portrait of Mr. W. H.

Who is the mysterious Mr. W. H. to whom Shakespere dedicated his sonnets? The validity of one bizarre theory hinges on a wonderful painting

51 min read

Ariadne

A man falls in love with the sister of a ruined landowner, a predatory woman turned cold by a lust for money and status.

61 min read

The Naval Treaty

Holmes comes to the aid of a civil servant who has fallen on hard times following the theft of an important treaty placed in his care.

49 min read

The House Of The Dead Hand

With the promise of a viewing of a lost Leonardo masterpiece, a man visits the home of the obsessive Dr. Lombard and his daughter.

65 min read

At The Bay

* Story contains bad language

A day in the life of the inhabitants of Crescent Bay.